Get Better By Reading

Discussion of how to get better by reading as it relates to extraordinary writs:

Get Better By ReadingLieutenant Colonel Patricia A. Ham, Making the Appellate Record: A Trial Defense Attorney’s Guide to Preserving Objections – the Why and How , Army Law., Mar. 2003, at 10.

  • James McElhaney, Dirty Dozen: Do You Want to Write a Really Bad Brief? Here Are 12 Ways to Do It , ABA J., June 2011, at 24.
  • James McElhaney, Listen to What You Write , ABA J., Jan. 2011, at 20.
  • James McElhaney, Style Matters , ABA J., June 2008, at 28.
  • James McElhaney, Telling It to the Judge , ABA J., Nov. 2006, at 22.
  • James McElhaney, Story Line , ABA J., Apr. 2006, at 26. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ) ) (Defense) Motion v. ) for Appropriate Relief: ) (Last Name), (First Name) (MI) ) Date (Rank), U.S. Army, ) (BN), (BDE) ) 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) ) Fort Drum, New York 13603 ) ) ______________________________________________________________________________ RELIEF SOUGHT The Defense requests that the Court () because (). The (Prosecution)(Defense) (does)(does not) request oral argument. BURDEN OF PROOF AND STANDARD OF PROOF The Defense has the burden of proof on any factual issue. R.C.M. 905(c)(2). The standard of proof on any factual issue is preponderance of the evidence. R.C.M. 905(c)(1). ( ). FACTS (